Attack on a military base and police training centre outside Kabul followed the same pattern of Taliban assaults.
More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when armed Taliban fighters attacked a military base and police training centre outside Kabul on Monday, a senior defence ministry official has said.
“We have information that 126 people have been killed in the explosion inside the military training centre,” the official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Reuters news agency about the attack in Maidan Shahr, the capital of Wardak province.
Maidan Shahr is about 44km southwest of Kabul, along the Ghazni-Kabul highway.
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WNU Editor: Reports are coming in that the casualty numbers are much higher, and that most were killed by a suicide car bomb explosion on the base.
Taliban attack kills more than 100 security personnel in central Afghanistan: defense ministry source — Reuters
Taliban attack on military base kills more than 100 — The Telegraph
Afghanistan attack: More than 100 security officers killed in Taliban assault on military base — The Independent
Taliban Targets NDS Forces Training Center In Wardak — TOLO News
More than 100 killed in Taliban attack in east Afghanistan – source — TRT World
Over 100 security killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military training center – reports — RT